June 26th, 2015
"In effect, the U.S. Supreme Court is arguing that while one can advocate for traditional marriage, one cannot operate according to those beliefs.
"This ruling sets up a rather dangerous collision course between the First Amendment religious freedom and the rights of conscience vs. the newly-established "right to dignity" embedded in Obergefell v. Hodges.
"America's Judeo-Christian tradition ensured for over 230 years that we would remain a pluralistic society, one of differing views and traditions that respected the basic rule of law. Today's ruling fundamentally undermines that understanding of American traditions.
"TVC is thankful for the dissenting opinion. We can only join our voice to theirs, and continue to speak on behalf of a Christian community that is quickly finding itself apart and separated from the secular mainstream -- in the world, but certainly not of it (John 17, 1 Peter 2:11-12)."
Traditional Values Coalition is an interdenominational and multi-racial public policy organization speaking on behalf of 43,000 churches nationwide.